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Jim Courier, John McEnroe, Mark Philippoussis, Andy Roddick to play in Birmingham on Feb. 13, 2014
October 15, 2013 @ 4:00 AM

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Four former tennis greats - including three Grand Slam champions - are set to compete in the Powershares Series Champions Shootout on Feb. 13, 2014, according to an announcement sent to members of the United States Tennis Association.

The Powershares Series is a 12-city tour that features four...
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Davis Cup: Querrey, Isner to lead US against Djokovic-led Serbia
April 01, 2013 @ 2:52 PM

John Isner and Sam Querrey will lead the host United States against world No.1 Novak Djokovic and his Serbian teammates in a Davis Cup quarter-final next week, US captain Jim Courier said on Tuesday.

The American roster will also include the world No.1 doubles tandem of Bob and Mike Bryan against...
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Agassi Defeats Sampras For Indian Wells Title
March 12, 2013 @ 11:19 AM

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) -- Heading into his 30th match against Pete Sampras,Andre Agassi called it a memory waiting to happen.

Their Masters Series final was memorable for him, forgettable for Sampras.

Agassi, his accurate groundstrokes far more efficient than Sampras' serve-and-volley game, took a 7-6 (5), 7-5, 6-1 victory for his...
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McEnroe Wins 78th Doubles Title
February 11, 2013 @ 12:32 PM

On the same day that Andy Murray won his inaugural ATP singles title, the 47-year-old grey-haired John McEnroe capped his Tour comeback with a doubles victory in the SAP Open final in San Jose, partnering Sweden's Jonas Bjorkman to a 7-6, 4-6, 10-7 win over Paul Goldstein and Jim Thomas...
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Jim Courier Wins Australian Open Again
February 04, 2013 @ 1:27 PM

As if the gutty, four-hour, five-set Australian Open semifinal today between Andy Murray and Roger Federer weren’t enough to make East Coast tennis fans glad they woke up at 3:30 a.m. to watch it live, viewers who hung on to see Jim Courier’s interview with Murray (scroll toward end of video)...
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Tennis Channel’s Brett Haber Reports On The Action From Down Under
January 25, 2013 @ 5:32 PM

Greetings from down under. It’s been about two months now since our merry band of Powershares Series warriors disbanded for the season. After a much-needed holiday break, it’s always nice to come here to Australia and re-connect with the tennis family – and that includes many of our Powershares Series...
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Jim Courier Australian Open Blog
January 22, 2013 @ 9:29 PM

Greetings from Melbourne where I am pulling double duty as a commentator for Australia's 7 Network as well as following the American players in my role as Davis Cup Captain. Starting the year in the Aussie summer with long, warm days is what I have been lucky enough to do...
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YOUNG HOLLYWOOD: TENNIS LEGENDS SHOWDOWN AT POWERSHARES TOUR
December 14, 2012 @ 9:43 AM

See this video interview as Young Hollywood serves up an exclusive visit to the PowerShares Tour's stop in Anaheim, where tennis legends Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, and Michael Chang chat about the Series, and then share their secrets to staying in shape, their tour essentials, and Andre teaches...
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10S BALLS: JIM COURIER – SOMETHING TO BE SAID FOR PUSHY PARENTS
December 07, 2012 @ 3:06 PM

U.S. Davis Cup captain Jim Courier is one of the most well- reasoned people in tennis, which is why he also received accolades as a TV analyst. He can offer up conservative opinions, as well as ones that go against the grain. When asked whether its possible for tennis parents...
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USA TODAY: US CAPTAINS COURIER, FERNANDEZ LOOK AHEAD TO 2013
December 06, 2012 @ 4:34 PM

Jim Courier and Mary Joe Fernandez, each in their own ways, are presiding over new eras for the U.S. Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams.

Though Andy Roddick already had stepped aside in recent years, the Davis Cup stalwart is gone for good now, retiring at the U.S. Open. Mardy Fish...
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MILE HIGH SPORTS: INTERVIEW WITH ANDRE AGASSI
December 06, 2012 @ 3:40 PM

Andy Zodin of Sunday Night Sports Zone (Su | 6p-8p) caught up with tennis legend Andre Agassi during the PowerShares Battle of the Champions (11/29/12 – Pepsi Center) to talk tennis at altitude.

 

 Click below to watch!
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HUFFINGTON POST:
THE EDUCATION OF A TENNIS PLAYER

December 05, 2012 @ 8:41 AM

You're likely acquainted with the bubble skilled young athletes enter. Focus beyond belief. Distance from peers. Significant exclusion from school.

All that narrow education is more acute in tennis. Even the adolescent Lebron James needed teammates. Tennis has no spirit of collaboration, only singular competition -- more ruthlessly democratic and merit-based...
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COURIER EDGES AGASSI TO FINISH AS YEAR END #1 IN THE 2012 POWERSHARES SERIES
December 03, 2012 @ 11:34 AM

NEW YORK, NY (December 3, 2012) – In a hotly contested race, Jim Courier held on to finish the 2012 PowerShares Series season in the top spot and claim the first place winner’s share of $500,000.  Andre Agassi finished strong to win three of the final four events and vault...
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